Howard County

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Howard County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make our county a better place to live. You’ll be amazed at what we do.

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Manure applicator training for commerical or confinement will be held each Friday at either 8:30 or 1:00.  You must call and register at least one day in advance.  If no registrations are received, the program will not be shown.
Howard County Resource Directory - a collaborative effort by the Howard County Interagency Group to provide a quick resource guide with pertinent contacts.
Check out the 2014 Corn and Soybean test results at the Iowa Crop Performance Testing Page.

County News

July 23, 2015

A workshop on Soil and Manure Management for Dairy Farmers will be held in Cresco at the Howard Co. Extension Office on Thursday, August 20 at 10 a.m. 

July 17, 2015

Over 500 4-H projects were exhibited on Monday, June 24 and judged for advancement to the Iowa State Fair in August.

July 13, 2015

With the heat index anticipated to being high this week, there are precautions that need to be taken.

July 10, 2015

A 2 hour workshop is planned in Howard County on August 20 to help improve farmers income based on nutrient testing and manure application.

July 10, 2015

Team Howard County advances to compeition in Denver, Colorado.

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